Download The Mysterious Phillip Island Murder by Vikki Petraitis PDF

By Vikki Petraitis

When 23-year-old Beth Barnard was once chanced on brutally murdered in a farmhouse in Phillip Island in 1986, her homicide sparked an research that has haunted locals ever on account that. Her throat was once lower, and he or she had a tremendous letter A carved into her chest. at the similar evening that Beth died, one other neighborhood lady, Vivienne Cameron, vanished off the face of the earth. A police research published that Beth were having an affair with Vivienne's husband. What fairly occurred that evening is still certainly one of Victoria's such a lot baffling homicide mysteries.

Welcome to Crime Shots—short, sharp, precise crime tales from Australia's prior and current.

Show description

Read or Download The Mysterious Phillip Island Murder PDF

Best true crime books

Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest

In 1911 prosperous British heiresses, Claire and Dora Williamson, got here to a sanitorium within the forests of the Pacific Northwest to endure the progressive “fasting treatment” of Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard. It was once purported to be a vacation for the 2 sisters. yet inside of a month of arriving at what the locals referred to as hunger Heights, the ladies have been emaciated shadows in their former selves, looking ahead to loss of life.

Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Bali's Hidden Drug World

Post Yearn be aware: First released November 1st 2012 by way of Pan Macmillan Australia
--------------------------

Snowing in Bali is a distinct, uncensored perception right into a hidden international.

It's snowing in Bali. between Bali's drug purchasers it's the code for a tremendous cocaine cargo having simply landed. For the boys who run the country's drug empires, it's time to get wealthy and social gathering hard.

Snowing in Bali is the tale of the drug trafficking and working scene that's made Bali one of many world's most crucial locations within the international distribution of narcotics. With its crucial position to the Asia Pacific industry, its thriving vacationer to behave as hide for importation, and a tradition of corruption that could simply aid legislation enforcement flip a blind eye, Bali has lengthy been a paradise for traffickers in addition to for holiday-makers.

Kathryn Bonella, bestselling writer of inn Kerobokan, has been given notable entry into the lives of a few of the most important gamers in Bali's drug international, either prior and current. She charts their upward thrust to marvelous wealth and gear, and their drug-fuelled existence, jam-packed with orgies, outrageous extravagance and browsing. yet working overseas drug empires in Bali is usually a hugely dicy company, with negative results for these stuck and convicted.

From the highs of multi-million buck bargains to the determined lows of dying row in an Indonesian excessive protection prison, Snowing in Bali is a special, uncensored perception right into a hidden international.

Killing for Company: The Case of Dennis Nilsen

Post yr be aware: First released in 1995
------------------------

On February ninth 1983 Dennis Nilsen was once arrested at his Muswell Hill domestic, after human is still have been pointed out because the explanation for blocked drains.

Within days he had confessed to 15 ugly murders over a interval of 4 years. His sufferers, all younger gay males, had by no means been said lacking. Brian Masters, with Nilsen's complete cooperation, has produced a different learn of a serial killer's brain, revealing the demanding psychology of a mass assassin.

Things a Killer Would Know: The True Story of Leonard Fraser

The crimes of Leonard Fraser, which made overseas headlines with the homicide of a nine-year-old schoolgirl in 1999, are chronicled during this true-crime publication. In April 1999, Keyra Steinhardt was once overwhelmed, raped, and murdered in a brazen sunlight assault as she walked domestic from institution within the Australian city of Rockhampton.

Additional resources for The Mysterious Phillip Island Murder

Sample text

And, he mowed them again on Monday and I get home and yelled at him and he got really pissed off and, so anyway he just took off and comes back Monday night and I thought "oh beauty, I've got rid of him now". And he came back Monday night and got mad at me and, fair dinkum, I just feel like telling him where to go now, and then he came to work at Cameron's on Tuesday 'cause we were lamb marking, and all day I was in a real shit and I kept trying to find other jobs to do and he just comes and takes over my jobs and tells me what to do.

Her friends say she wasn't. One friend claims that in the days before she disappeared, Vivienne had spoken to her about leaving Fergus and taking her two sons to Melbourne. Friends also described her dedication to her children. They maintain that she never would have left them. Vivienne had also said that if it hadn't been Beth, it would have been someone else. Would a woman direct murderous rage against the 'other woman' rather than a husband? If so, it was the only case on record in Victorian criminal history where this had happened.

Interestingly, one of the parts of the nightie that wasn't stained was directly underneath the right side of the letter A. This suggested that the carving may have been a post-mortem addition made after her heart was no longer pumping blood. What Gamble was interested in, were the circular smears of dried blood on Beth's legs. Did the killer rub his or her hands over the body as she bled? Another interesting fact was the damage to Beth's face. She had been stabbed in the chin, and her upper lip; and one of her front teeth had been dislodged in the attack.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.34 of 5 – based on 40 votes